Jessica Ra'chel Newman LAC, Acupuncturist
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Jessica Ra'chel Newman LAC




Jessica Newman is an acupuncturist practicing in Long Beach, California. Dr. Newman evaluates and treats patients based on the concepts of oriental medicine. Acupuncturists complete their evaluations by getting a patient history and looking at and touching the body. Then, they place very fine acupuncture needles into specific points on the body. Stimulating these points and nerves is how Dr. Newman treats the patients condition. Many of the body's systems respond to acupuncture, and it can treat physical pain as well as emotional stress.

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  • Can you get acupuncture during pregnancy?

    Absolutely! And it is very helpful! READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with knee problems?

    Yes, acupuncture is highly effective for knee issues. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help with stomach issues?

    Acupuncture is absolutely brilliant, effective, and pretty much 99% effective at handling complex digestive imbalances. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good for IBS?

    Yes, very good results with every digestive disorder encountered in clinic and via research. READ MORE

  • What pressure point relieves back pain?

    Pressure points are on either side of your spine, alone the muscle ridge. You can press on these points near to where you pain is emanating. There are also points for low back pain on the back of your knee, directly in the middle. READ MORE

  • Can you do too much acupressure?

    I’m not an acupressure expert, but I’d imagine it could be over stimulating if done too much. READ MORE

  • Is acupuncture good for sinus problems?

    Exceptional. Cleared generational allergies in self, then seeing with so many patients absolutely! Don’t hesitate! READ MORE

  • What are the pressure points to relieve migraines?

    This all depends mostly on where the headaches are located: -For the occipital region, the nape of the neck. -For the temples, right above the ears about 3 thumb’s breadth. -For behind the eyes, one thumb’s breadth anterior to the Achilles’ tendon between the medial malleolus. -For general headaches, in the webbing of the thumb and index fingers at the muscle belly. READ MORE

  • How long does acupressure take to work?

    Most feel results immediately. For some things, it takes consistency over time. READ MORE

  • How do you stop a toothache fast with acupressure?

    Acupuncture and herbal remedies for teeth and gums. Most of my work is not for first aid issues and fits more for chronic problems of teeth and gums. READ MORE

  • Why is acupuncture so relaxing?

    In order to understand why acupuncture is so relaxing, we have to understand body mechanisms. In short, the body is normally in a parasympathetic phase. This is a fight or flight reaction to stress. It can show up in the form of nervousness and inability to relax. Acupuncture helps create a parasympathetic shift, into a rest and relax mode, for optimal healing! READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture hit a nerve?

    Trained expert acupuncturists should do their best to avoid “hitting nerves.” Some points, like for sciatica/back pain, we are trying to access the nerve to release the shooting pains. Other points are incredibly minuscule. With each body being different, it’s the practitioner’s responsibility to check with the patient to ensure no sharpness occurs on these insertions to avoid discomfort of nerve activation. READ MORE

  • Which is better acupuncture or acupressure?

    They’re both different, even though along the same lines. It’s almost like acupressure is a gentler form. It’s more like massage. It triggers similar points, meridians, and Qi. I’m unsure as to which would be considered “better,” but it seems to me for getting results for healing, acupuncture would be more effective, since it immediately activated the Qi of the points needed to heal. Both have their place. ️ READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture release trapped emotions?

    As a specialist in integrative care, absolutely! However, not all practitioners are intuitive or insightful enough to allow this to fully happen. To your health, Dr. Jessica Newman READ MORE

  • What pressure point relieves stress?

    Press on the red dotted single point for stress relief. READ MORE

  • How quickly does acupuncture work for back pain?

    In more than 9,600 cases of back pain treated in my clinic, ~91% of them would, thank G-d, feel better, immediately… Another ~9% would struggle. In clinical experiences, it seems not only does the practitioner/patient rapport, as well as how long and exacerbated the problem is. READ MORE

  • Does acupuncture work on feet?

    Yes, acupuncture works on feet very well. READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture help your vision?

    In acupuncture school, we were told that after age 8, it's very challenging to improve vision. But my father, Dr. Philip Newman, a master healer, improved his vision with eye exercises. My vision went from a -4.00 to a -3.25 when I did pilates for a full year consistently. A leading ophthalmologist told me when we strengthen the abdominals, we strengthen all the organs and tissues, including the eyes! For more, READ MORE

  • Can acupuncture cure cataracts?

    I have no direct experience with cataracts in the clinic. However, acupuncture does increase circulation and overall health and well being, so definitely worth a shot! But it would take time and consistency. READ MORE

  • Can you get an infection from acupuncture?

    An infection from acupuncture? The only circumstances I could ever imagine, God forbid, for this to take place is if the practitioner didn’t pass/practice proper regulatory standards such as clinic cleanliness, needle disposal, fresh and sealed needle package usage, etc. In the proper circumstances, there should never be any concern of infections arising from acupuncture usage. READ MORE

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